Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Drop Cap



Probably this your first to hear about DropCap, you might have seen sentence with first letter being capitalized to cover three or two sentences like in our case. In the figure H at the begging of the paragrapgh has been DropCap. For you to apply this feature to your paragraghs, Select the letter you want to be Drop and then click on the Insert menu from the Menu, Click on the DropCap on the tool bar just after the WordArt Icon and before the Signature, Date & Time, and Object features. DropCap options will appear which you will have to choose from one, None, Dropped, In margin.

Click on the Drop Cap Options menu to edit your Drop Cap as shwon above, with this you are able to choose the type of font you want your text to have, line to drop from the text and size of the text. Click on this option to see how None, Drooped and In margin will appear. The figure above explained how Drop Cap Option can be used applied to your document. Our next lesson will be on Signature Line, Date & Time, Object

Signature Line, Date & Time, Object

Signature Line - After working on your document, you have the ability to specify for the intended person to sign it by providing the Signature Line in your document, you the suggested Singer where he will write His/ Her Name i.e. John, Title i.e. Director, Signer’s email address i.e. john@yahoo.com, instruction to the Signer before his/She sign the document, then ability for the signer to add comment on the document. Check on the show Sign Date and Signature Box to enable them to appear on your Document, un checking this box will make these features not to appear on your document, once you are done with inputting the above detail click on Ok button to proceed with inserting these items or cancel to stop these operations

Date & Time – This feature allows you to insert the current Date and Time in your current document, click on the Date and Time from the Insert Tool bar Ribbon, which will provide you with Available Format, Language and Update Automatically features to provide round the clock update of your document Date and Time. You can select on Default Format to be your Date and Time format that will be appearing on your document whenever you select this feature

Object – With are able to insert embedded objects from other programs to your current document, they can either be text or pictures from files. You can Create a new Object or From an existing location

The figure above shows how to insert Signature Line, Date and Time and Object function to your current document. Our last lesson in Insert Menu is on how to use Symbols and Equation

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Can we use the drop cap in a paragraph were special indention is given by 0.25 for example the paragraph

‘ We shall draw their entire army upon us, and bring on
a general assault, ’ said Duncan: ‘ lead on, my friend, for
your own life and ours.’

google for more info